I established DRP to provide consultancy services to national and international development organisations.
Since 1995 DRP has offered its clients professional, practical and comprehensive solutions to their operational and strategic needs.
Dr Andreas Tarnutzer
I studied geography and economics at the University of Zurich. My MSc Thesis analysed the socio-economic effects of road construction in Nepal; my PhD Thesis examined economic and social change processes in urban institutions in Indonesia.
After graduating, I specialised in development related topics, first as research and teaching assistant and later as lecturer at the Institute of Geography, University of Zurich. In 1995, I established DRP as consultancy company under Swiss law.
My professional languages are English, Français, Español, and Deutsch.
Programme and Project Cycle Management (PCM)
PCM related consultancies constitute the core of my business. I have extensive experience in leading teams through all PCM steps — from fact-finding to design, planning and tendering, as well as state-of-the-art project reviews and evaluations.
I have gained substantial practical expertise in donor harmonisation through a wide range of multi-donor project mandates.
I have broad experience in working in post-crisis and post-conflict situations.
Strategy Development and Support With Strategic Planning Processe
I have assisted a variety of international organisations with sound strategic advice and supported their strategic planning processes for designing sector and country strategies.
Strategic and Thematic Backstopping
I provide long-term backstopping support to project implementation to guarantee operational efficiency and effectiveness as well as quality assurance for donors.
Private Sector Development (PSD)
In PSD, I have specialised in inclusive Market Systems Development approaches, also referred to as Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P); this includes expertise in applying the Standard for Monitoring and Results Measurement of the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED).
I have wide experience in different approaches to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise promotion, as well as in Value Chain Development, in particular in rural markets.
Decentralisation and Local Governance (DLG)
I have long-term practical and theoretical experience in DLG. This includes a broad range of assignments for projects in:
Institutional and Organisational Development (ID/OD)
I have led reorganisation and change management processes for several government and non-government bodies. Examples are urban water supply and wastewater treatment plants, public and private sector based agricultural extension services, as well as irrigation infrastructure and water management bodies.
I also have substantial expertise and experience in the fields of:
Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Albania
Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia
Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan
Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Ukraine
Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Philippines
Morocco, Tunisia, Lebanon
Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon, Nigeria
Nicaragua, Honduras, Peru, Bolivia
I can call on an extended network of highly professional international and national consultants I have successfully collaborated with over the years.
DRP has directly executed mandates for or collaborated in multi-donor projects with the following organisations:
For my complete CV, as well as for more information about my clients, references, or for specific requests, please contact me at:
+41 44 422 11 61
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